Category Archives: Discovery

Feeling of Death and Re-birth

Have you ever felt that you have died and then are re-birthed? I experienced the duality of two feelings at its peak last weekend. I have had my belongings in storage for the past six years in Austin, Texas. Last … Continue reading

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Freedom and Safety

We choose between freedom and safety every day. Some of the reasons for choosing safety can be our current responsibilities, our health, our upbringings or fear of the unknown. As we mature and our responsibilities change, we may lose the … Continue reading

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What are you focusing on?

What have you been preoccupied with and focusing on lately? This is a worthwhile question to ask every day. A good friend of mine sent me a lively tango video of two cute elderly couples dancing tango in an open … Continue reading

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Two Mantras

Have you been in situations that your mind was racing and you were offended about something that someone had said or done? How did you resolve such situations? The way that I have resolved such situations lately is doing two … Continue reading

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Welcome Home!

In many traditions holding on to anger, hate, jealousy, judgement, regret, worry, self-pity, and shame are prohibited. Why? Because it hurts the person physically, emotionally and spiritually. Most of us have forgotten our natural state of peace and joy, therefore, … Continue reading

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Shut it Off Until …

Imagine you ask your voice assistant, “What is the weather forecast?” It tells you  that it is not good! Imagine you ask your smart scale, “How am I doing with my weight?” It tells you that you are still fat! … Continue reading

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Your Life is Precious

You have heard that life is precious and we need to appreciate it. But why, if most of the time we feel less than great about our lives. It is because we have taken many things for granted. Have you … Continue reading

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Intellectual Laziness

When we are capable of thinking, being curious, and instead we completely delegate thinking to “experts” or “authorities”. Imagine when people believed that earth was flat or witches had to be burned alive. Most experts and authorities at that time … Continue reading

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On Attachments

I have realized that peace within is obtained by surrender and non-attachment (lovingly unattached) to  specific outcomes. This does not mean being lazy and not doing our best.  It means not getting our satisfaction only from a specific outcome. More … Continue reading

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Present Moment

Present moment (Now), is a gateway to the future. We cannot bypass it. If we are present, we can enjoy our food, otherwise it is a ritual that we receive no joy from it. If we are present in a … Continue reading

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Inner Knowledge

There are several important life issues/questions that most of us will face. Sometimes we change our initial view on them as we mature. We may have the book knowledge of such issues, but integrating them into our lives (internalize) may … Continue reading

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How To Unstuck Yourself?

If you want to unstuck yourself. , you need to take a small uncomfortable step. I like to share two of my experiences when I have felt stuck, and how small uncomfortable steps unstuck my situations. I was debugging my … Continue reading

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Why Me?

Am I being punished? We can understand why ‘bad’ people may go through hardships. They may deserve it! We do not understand why good and loving people go through hardships. It does not seem deserving. The hardships we may go … Continue reading

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What If

We all dream and sometimes can remember our dreams. Some of our dreams are as real and vivid as our awake life. Some of our dreams are terrifying and some of them are yummy and joyful. It is fun to … Continue reading

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The Roles We Play

Whatever temporary roles we are playing, whether we like them or not, can help us become a better or a bitter version of us
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Reflecting On Valentine’s Day

It is very desirable to be able to share care and love with those who we enjoy their company. However, we need to keep in mind the person who is responsible for making us feel loved, is ourselves!  It is the … Continue reading

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Junk Food of Soul

Do you consume junk food? If no, how do you manage staying off junk food? When I was younger I used to consume junk food. Later on, I realized that eating junk food makes me agitated. I am no longer … Continue reading

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Love and Respect

Do love and respect go together? Can you love yourself and have no respect for self? Can you love  the environment and not to respect it by damaging it? Can you love someone and not show respect by not being … Continue reading

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Personal Resurrection

I was in a group meditation couple of days ago. People were discussing meaning of Easter at a personal level. When I was younger, I thought we just die once. Overt time, I have realized that is not true! Many … Continue reading

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When Short Term Becomes Permanent

When we are in transition, we may take several short term actions toward our ultimate goal. Many short term actions may end up becoming permanent without even realizing it. What are some of the important short term decisions that may … Continue reading

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